Govt. of Maharashtra

Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra Award for Farmers in Maharashtra

Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award is launched by the state government of Maharashtra for exceptional work in the agriculture field. Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award is implemented by agriculture department of Maharashtra. Under this award, a farmer who spread knowledge related to agriculture and helps other farmers to increase agriculture production, the institute or person who is not a farmer but has the special contribution in agriculture through journalism or in other ways. a person who has exceptional work in an agriculture-related household business like poultry farm, dairy farming, beekeeping, Filoselle industry etc. or a woman from the village who has exceptional work in kitchen gardening is selected for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award. The award includes Rs. 30000 cash, Memento & Reward letter. A person or farmer or group or institute who has the exceptional contribution in agriculture or agriculture-related activities eligible for this award. A person or institute who is not farmer but involving in agriculture-related acclivities are also eligible for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award

Benefits of Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra Award:

  • To get award included Rs. 30000 cash
  • To get memento by government
  • To get reward letter by state government

Eligibility for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra Award:

  1. A person or institute who has exceptional work in agriculture or agriculture-related field are eligible for this award
  2. A woman from village who has exceptional work in kitchen gardening are eligible for this award
  3. A member or chairman of Krishi Vigyan mandal or agricultural production companies working in villages are eligible for this award
  4. The institute or person who is not a farmer but has special contribution in agriculture through journalism are eligible
  5. A person or group or institute who already awarded by government must have completed five years to eligible for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award

Documents required for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra Award:

  1. Applicant Aadhaar card
  2. Applicant bank account details
  3. Applicant character certificate
  4. Passport size photos

Application procedure:

  1. A person or group or institute contact Taluka or district level agriculture officer
  2. A person also contact agriculture department in Maharashtra
  3. A person or group or institute also contact Zilla Parishad or gram panchayat for Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award

References & details:

  1. For more details about Vasantrao Naik Shetimitra award
  2. http://www.mahaagri.gov.in/level2disp.aspx?id=3&subid=6
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